The Summit had five restaurants during our voyage, although an upgrade in late 2011 brought some additional options.
With only five eateries, the choices on the Celebrity Summit are relatively limited — at least compared to some of the newer Celebrity ships and newer, bigger vessels such as Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas, which has a dozen full restaurants and over a dozen more snack places, cafes, and bars.
The main restaurant on the Celebrity Summit is called Cosmopolitan, offering international cuisine. Cosmopolitan features dishes that change daily as well as dishes that remain on the menu all week. There are always chef recommendations and vegetarian dishes.
If you prefer buffets, don’t miss the Waterfall Café, offering international breakfasts, lunch, and dinner. If you come in early enough (it opens at 6am for breakfast), the food is noticeably fresher.
Just outside the Waterfall Café is the Poolside Grill. Here, you can get freshly prepared burgers and hot dogs, a perennial poolside favorite.
Located by the spa, the Aquaspa Café offers healthy breakfast and lunch options.
The only specialty restaurant on the Celebrity Summit is the Normandie, serving French food. You can choose either the tasting menu, which costs $90, or eat a la carte for $40. Among other sumptuous dishes, the menu includes a pan-seared filet mignon and a crispy Loup De Mer, both of which are finished at the table.
Editor’s Note: In December 2011 Celebrity Summit received a major overhaul that substantially changed some of the ship’s features. Notably, cabins received a facelift and restaurants were added. For a review of another Millennium Class ship that was “solsticized” see our take on Celebrity Infinity, post-remodel.
|Restaurant Name||Cuisine||Restaurant Cover Charge|
|Aquaspa Café||Healthy Eating, Vegetarian||None|
|Waterfall Grill / Waterfall cafe||Cookout, American||None|
|The Normandie Restaurant||French||$40|
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The Cosmopolitan restaurant is graced with an elegant decor and mostly good foodRead More...
Page 2Waterfall Café
The Summit’s buffet is certainly not fancy looking, but we appreciated the international items, particularly at breakfast.Read More...
Page 3Poolside Grill
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Page 4Renew Aquaspa Café
Situated right outside the spa, it’s no surprise that the Renew Aquaspa Café would serve the healthy stuff: fruit, yogurt, and cereal.Read More...
Page 5The Normandie
If you’re only going to have one specialty restaurant on a ship, better make it a good one. We were impressed with the setting and the cuisine at this French eatery.Read More...
Page 6In-Room Dining
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